Meet Kika and find out how bicycles can change lives for children like her

We’re thrilled to share this animation by Matchfire Motion with you – it shows one of the ways that a bicycle can change someone’s life. Please help us share the message (you can click on the box below to Tweet or copy and share this YouTube video link: Here’s what Matchfire Motion has to

Dimension Data UAE takes on kilometres for Qhubeka

At the recent Tour of Dubai, the Dimension Data team for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) committed to do “a kilometer for Qhubeka”. Dimension Data is the title sponsor for Team Dimension Data for Qhubeka, which was racing at the Tour of Dubai, and Dimension Data employees in the region came up with cool idea

Let’s #PressforProgress this International Women’s Day

This International Women’s Day (#IWD2018), we’re asking you to join us to #PressforProgress by motivating and uniting friends, colleagues and whole communities to think, act and be gender inclusive. We strive towards improving gender parity through our work and are inspired by the women we meet every day who are leading the way. From school

Building win-win partnerships with South African business and individuals

As responsible corporate citizens of South Africa, local businesses are seeking to make a tangible and positive difference in South Africa, while meeting their business objectives and B-BBEE scorecard requirements. At Qhubeka, we get excited about this, because we see room for mutually beneficial partnerships that benefit business, communities and the economy. Qhubeka’s name is

#MechanicMondays: Isaac Mathebula

Qhubeka aims to train bicycle mechanics in the communities in which we work, which ensures the bicycles we distribute get the maintenance and service they need, keeping them in riding condition. It also helps to create new economic opportunities for the mechanics, who are trained not only in how to maintain and repair bicycles, but

This Valentine’s Day, let’s change the world together

Whether you love or hate Valentine’s Day, here’s a fun way to mark the day by doing something meaningful, either on behalf of the one you love, or in your own name. Donate any amount to this Qhubeka campaign towards funding bicycles for people who work to earn them, and we will send you a

Alison’s tea towels fund 30 Qhubeka Bicycles!

  Over the years, we’ve had supporters doing some pretty interesting things to raise funds for Qhubeka Bicycles, but as far as we know, Alison Gayler is the first person to have raised funds by printing and selling tea towels for us. And her tea towels – which are not your average kitchen accessories –

Qhubeka Cheer Bells

In South Africa’s rural North West province, at the Marico Rural Development Project (MRDP), the sound of cowbells fills the air. Rather than a herd of cattle, however, the sound is coming from a workshop where creative local craftspeople are making the bells out of recycled metal. These Cheer Bells are designed for supporters at

Why we distribute new Qhubeka Bicycles

Qhubeka is sometimes asked why we distribute new bicycles in our programmes, rather than second-hand bicycles. We’ve put together some information to explain: Quality and fairness We run learn-to-earn, work-to-earn and disaster relief programmes that give people the opportunity to earn bicycles in various ways. We believe that in honouring their hard work, Qhubeka should

Happy New Year!

Wishing you a Happy New Year from Qhubeka, and everything of the best for 2018! We look forward to changing more lives with bicycles together.